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Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr.

Arthur Meier Schlesinger Sr. was an American historian who taught at Harvard University, pioneering social history and urban history. He was a Progressive Era intellectual who stressed material causes and downplayed ideology and values as motivations for historical actors. He was highly influential as a director of PhD dissertations at Harvard for three decades, especially in the fields of social, women's, and immigration history. His son, Arthur M. Schlesinger... Read More

BornArthur Meier Schlesinger Sr.
February 27, 1888
Xenia, Ohio, U.S.
DiedOctober 30, 1965 (aged 77)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
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